Inspiring Work: The Nuclear Threat Initiative at 20 Years Old

These days it is easy to become cynical, but I take inspiration from leaders who identify seemingly intractable problems and work to bring people together to make our world better–and safer. Here is a great example of that.

My September Reasons for Reflection

For me, the sum of Dwight Eisenhower’s professional and personal life will always be linked to September. Within the month there lies a symbol of his leadership and accomplishments, as well as a tragic story of his greatest loss.

When the Followers Become Our Leaders

Reflection has brought me to one observation that both hurts and inspires. This year, as we grasped for signs of leadership and courage, it appeared that it came mostly from those in subordinate positions of power. And they had the most to lose.